PITTSBURGH, PA -- Drew Sutton hasn't been wearing Black and Yellow for very long, but he had quite the moment on Tuesday night. After Joel Hanrahan blew just his third save of the season to the Houston Astros on a two out, two-strike RBI double, the game went to the bottom of the ninth inning tied at seven.
The club had already rallied back from a four-run deficit in the game and tied the game up in the seventh inning. So one would think a second comeback would be highly unlikely. But not for these 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates.
With one-out, Sutton stepped to the plate against the Astros lefty reliever Wesley Wright.
"The first at-bat [of the inning] was against Gorkys [Hernandez] and he threw a lot of sliders," Sutton recalled. "That seemed like it was his pitch. I wanted to try and l...
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